Tag: fruit

Higher fruit and veg prices after Brexit could kill 5,600 people

Brexit could KILL 5,600 people a year by making fruit and veg unaffordable meaning their diets are no longer healthy enough, warns Oxford University researcher Worsening diets could lead to more cancer, stroke and heart disease  More illnesses might cost the NHS £600million extra each year, researchers say The UK imports more than 90 per

Victoria Beckham's Birthday Cake Is Dividing The Internet

There are a few universal truths about having a birthday: You’ll get some presents, snag a free coffee at Starbucks, and enjoy a piece of cake. Which is why the world was really confused by Victoria Beckham’s Instagram video on Tuesday showing off her birthday cake…that definitely wasn’t cake. Instead, Victoria, who turned 44 on

Jujube Is The Next Big Trend In Superfoods

Quinoa is done, turmeric is trés passé and kale is so 2014 – jujube is the new superfood about to blow up on Instagram feeds around the world. What is it? This small red fruit – also known as a red date, Chinese date, Korean date, or Indian date – has been used in parts

Washing Produce With Water Alone Might Not Remove Pesticides

We’re told to give our fruit and vegetables a rinse before eating. But a new study has found washing them in water alone might not be enough to remove pesticides. The study published in the Journal Agricultural and Food Chemistry found baking soda was the best method for removing pesticide residues. Speaking to CNN, author Lili He, a

Raw fruit and vegetables provide better mental health outcomes

Seeking the feel good factor? Go natural. That is the simple message from University of Otago researchers who have discovered raw fruit and vegetables may be better for your mental health than cooked, canned and processed fruit and vegetables. Dr. Tamlin Conner, Psychology Senior Lecturer and lead author, says public health campaigns have historically focused